Federal law should not have been applied in determining what constituted “reasonable” attorney fees in a successful consumer class action against auto makers Volkswagen and Audi, the 1st Circuit has ruled in vacating a $30 million fee award.Read More »
After a series of rulings that left some litigators questioning the future of class action litigation, the U.S. Supreme Court will wade into the issue once again next term.Read More »
A Milwaukee heating and air conditioning company's insurance provider must defend the business against allegations it sent out an unsolicited "junk" fax in violation of federal law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.Read More »
Merck will pay $5.1 million in attorney fees and institute corporate reforms under the terms of a settlement of a shareholder class action concerning the alleged suppression of negative clinical test results for the blockbuster anti-cholesterol drug Vytorin.
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In October, Kmart Corp. was hit with a class-action lawsuit alleging that the company is running afoul of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The suit claims that the way it runs background checks on prospective employees is not allowed.Read More »